Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top Sports Advisory at 10 A.M., Thursday, Oct. 16

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top Sports Advisory at 10 A.M., Thursday, Oct. 16

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Top Sports Advisory at 10 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 16


Here are the top sports stories from The Canadian Press as of 10 a.m. All times are Eastern. Advisories will move at approximately 10 a.m., 4 p.m., and 9 p.m. ET weekdays and at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. ET weekends and holidays. Entries are subject to change as news develops.

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Steenkamp cousin: Pistorius apology not genuine


PRETORIA -- Oscar Pistorius must "pay for what he's done" and his apology to the family of the girlfriend he killed was not sincere, a cousin of Reeva Steenkamp testified Thursday.Kim Martin spoke on the fourth day of the sentencing portion of the double-amputee Olympian's trial. Following the testimony, which is expected to end this week, Judge Thokozile Masipa will rule on what punishment Pistorius must serve after convicting him of culpable homicide for shooting Steenkamp through a toilet door in his home. PHOTO. MOVED.


Nam Nguyen eyeing Canadian men's title


BARRIE -- On the walls of the Allandale Recreation Centre, home to the renowned Mariposa School of Skating, hang banners honouring a couple dozen of Canada's figure skating legends, from Brian Orser to Elvis Stojko to Jeff Buttle.A sign the length of a basketball court is painted on one wall, proclaiming: "Welcome to Quadruple Country." The historic rink played host to 16-year-old Nam Nguyen this week in a moment of past-meets-future. The reigning world junior champion, expected to pick up the torch from three-time world champion Patrick Chan, was competing at the Autumn Classic.


Gagnon to face former UFC world champion


TORONTO -- Canadian Mitch Gagnon, riding a four-fight win streak in the UFC, has been rewarded with a matchup with former bantamweight champion Renan Barao. …

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